Parks, Pathways and Recreation

City of Eagle Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Update 05/05/2020:

As of Thursday, April 30, 2020 Governor Brad Little issued a new statewide stay-healthy order for all Idahoans. Eagle Parks and Recreation will offer, in the best interest of our participants, visitors and employees, a staged approach to restarting of all city-sponsored and affiliated activities, classes, programs, sports and events beginning June 1. This is a constantly evolving process and we are grateful for the community’s support and patience as we prepare for the four stages recommended by the Governor. Please click here for the State of Idaho’s Stages of Recovery. We highly encourage the community to stay tuned to our  City of Eagle website, social media platforms (@cityofeagleidaho on Facebook, and @EagleParksRecreation on Facebook) for the most up to date information. Below you will find more detailed information regarding how the City of Eagle Parks and Recreation department will begin to restart many programs starting June 1, 2020, with the exception of Eagle Saturday Market beginning Saturday, May 9 with new physical distancing protocols in place.

In order to ensure health and safety of all, The City of Eagle Parks and Recreation will follow the Recreation Program Reopening Procedures linked below. This program reopening procedure is for all City of Eagle Parks and Recreation camps, classes, and youth sports. In accordance with Governor Little’s Stages of Reopening, The City of Eagle Parks and Recreation Department will adhere to the following protocols as they align with each stage of reopening the state of Idaho.

Re-Opening Protocols:

Stage One [May 1st-15th]

All youth and adult activities with groups of less than 10, that take place outdoors, may occur with the following protocols in place:

Stage Two [May 16th-30th]

All youth and adult activities with groups of less than 10, that take place outdoors, may take place with the following protocols in place:

Stage Three [June 1st-June 12th]

All youth and adult activities with groups between 10-50, that take place both indoors and outdoors, may take place with the following protocols in place:

Stage Four [June 13th-June 26th]

All youth and adult activities with groups of 50 people or more, that take place both indoors and outdoors, may take place with the following protocols in place:

Events

The Eagle Saturday Market will open Saturday, May 9th, 2020! The health and safety of our community is our top priority as we open our market. The market as we know it will look different as the season begins due to COVID-19 and the efforts we are taking to implement physical distancing guidelines for city employees, volunteers, vendors and our community to follow. More information on these guidelines is available on the Eagle Saturday Market Page. Please remember that you may also shop our Eagle Saturday Market vendors by visiting https://www.cityofeagle.org/1695/Shop-the-Vendors. We look forward to meeting you at the market on May 9th!

The Gazebo Concert Series will begin on Thursday, June 25 with musical guests Lounge on Fire at Heritage Park…Like all events and programs offered by the City of Eagle Parks and Recreation department, Gazebo Concert Series will adhere to physical distancing protocols as guided in stage 4 of the Idaho Rebounds Path to Prosperity to ensure the safety of city employees, volunteers, vendors and our community. Please check-out other dates Heritage Park will be rockin’ for the rest of 2020.

Our pop-up Dog Park Yappy Hour will be open on Tuesday, June 2 at Reid Merrill Park. Just like all of our programs, we do ask that dog owners follow physical distancing protocols as guided in stage 2 of the Idaho Rebounds Path to Prosperity to ensure the safety of city employees, volunteers, vendors, and our community.

City of Eagle Parks and Recreation staff in conjunction with Mayor Jason Pierce and City Council continues to discuss the layout of the 2020 Eagle Fun Days. More information and detailed plans will be available via our website and Facebook page in the coming weeks.

Programs, Activities, and Classes

City-sponsored in-person programs will resume Monday, June 1. Please see above for specific protocols for each stage. For city-sponsored programs, those registered for programs, classes, and activities that were scheduled to start before June 1 will receive direct correspondence from our team as to the status of your class in terms of cancellations and/or modifications. This correspondence will be sent to the email on file. If you are registered for a program and have not been contacted via email by Wednesday, May 13 at noon, please call Eagle Parks and Recreation at 208-489-8763.

Eagle Fun Camp

For details regarding changes being made with the 2020 installment of Eagle Fun Camp, please click here. Eagle Fun Camp will begin Monday, June 8.

City of Eagle Summer Activity Guide

The 2020 City of Eagle Activity Guide was sent in the mail in mid-March to Eagle residents. We encourage you to participate in classes, activities, and special events. Please visit our online course catalog to register and learn more. 

Facilities

Eagle Landing Community Center. The Community Center will be closed until further notice for the general public. Eagle Parks and Recreation administrative office at the Eagle Landing Community Center is open for regular business. We highly encourage you to call first to see if the transaction can be completed or your question(s) can be answered over the phone before attempting to come to the facility. Please give us a call at 208-489-8763 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Sports Fields. Organized youth sports activities may resume rental of City of Eagle Parks and Recreation athletic fields beginning May 1 in accordance with stage 1 protocols set forward by Rebound Idaho. At this time we will process applications first-come, first-served. Please click here for the sports field application.

Park Shelters: Park shelter rentals may resume beginning June 1 in accordance with stage 3 protocols set forward by Rebound Idaho. Please click here to reserve a park shelter beginning on June 1.

Public Restroom Hours of Operation: All City of Eagle public restrooms are scheduled to be open from sunrise to sunset and will be cleaned throughout the day in accordance with CDC recommended protocols. Note: No restroom cleaning will take place from 4pm to sunset. 

Parks and Playgrounds: Please note we are still performing winter construction at the Stephan Guerber Park and Reid Merrill Park playgrounds and splash pads. Construction should be completed by June 1. The playgrounds at Friendship Park and Orval Krasen Park are open. For a full list of city parks, click here.  The City of Eagle Public Works department continues to prioritize the sanitation of public areas and will be cleaning daily. Outdoor facilities are to be used at your own risk. We advise the public to continue to follow the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and the Central District Health.

Open park space, trails, and pathways remain open. Again, please follow the physical distancing recommendations of the CDC and Central District Health.

Rental Facilities: All rentals at city facilities are cancelled through Sunday, May 31. If you have rented a facility or have a Community Event scheduled, you will be contacted by phone or email by Wednesday, May 13 at noon. This correspondence will be sent to the email on file or our team will use the phone number on file. If you have reserved a facility and have not been contacted via email or phone, please call Eagle Parks and Recreation 208-489-8763.



Department Overview

The City of Eagle Parks, Pathways and Recreation Department is unique due to our innovation. The department itself is very young and we continue to create meaningful, exceptional parks, trails and programming for our public. Our goal is to stand out in the Parks and Recreation industry by valuing happy, healthy, active lifestyles. With a driven community, we can reach a wider audience and have more people enjoy our parks and stay up to date with important information.

Mission

The Parks, Pathways and Recreations mission is to provide and create exceptional opportunities for play which improves the livability and quality of life for people while fostering respect for the natural and cultural environments of Eagle.

1.Promote Community Health
2. Support Economic Opportunity
3. Ensure Equity
4. Proactively & Responsively Manage
5. Safely Connect & Circulate
6. Provide Great Recreation Choices

Emergency after hours for Parks, Pathways and Recreation 

  • For emergencies needing police or fire, please call 911
  • Parks after-hour concerns call (208) 912-3018

Lost and Found

Have you recently lost something at one of our parks? Please call (208) 489-8763.

Splash Pad

Splash Pads:  June 1, 2020 - September 7, 2020 (9:00am - 9:00pm)

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